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are meeting to consider the nomintation of general joseph dunford, jr., to be the next commander of the u.s. forces in afghanistan and commander of the international security assistance force. this morning's meeting was originally scheduled to cinsider general john allen to be supreme allied commander. general allen currently holds the positions that general dunford is nominated. however, earlier this week, the department of defense requested general allen's hearing be put on hold pending a department of defense inspector general review. we have agreed and we hope the review can be completed promptly. general dunford is a distinguished military career with over 25 years of military service. he is truly the assistant commandant of the marine corps and has commended combat forces in iraq. general, we thank you for your many years of service and for your willingness to, once again, enter the call to serve this nation. -- answer the call to serve. let me also extend our thanks to your family whose support is so essential. as the tradition of this committee, i invite you to introduce your wife a
and rallo have -- geraldo have been to these areas abroad. when people disengage from home life in the u.s. and go to deployed areas, it's a parallel reality. everything switches off. let's not forget that a lot of them are men who are of a certain age that are maybe in their early 50s to early 60s, and they are vulnerable and a susceptible like all men. >> four star general petraeus and allen are the highest in rank to get snagged in scandal. another current case involved jeffrey sinclair. >> 82nd air born commander, having untoward sexual relations with junior officers, you know, putting them under tremendous pressure to do all kinds of unbecoming things. >> how do you think these scandals will affect morale. >> convincing a bunch of young troopers who are 18, 19, 20 years old, hormones are flowing. they're deployed a together, mae and female, and they look to their most senior officers. this is what they see. it makes everybody's job a lot harder. >> i'm shocked, craig, that there's not more of this given the sexual integration of the armed t forces. women are everywhere now. they are e
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